How PRSSA Stays ~Connected~ Throughout COVID-19

It’s no secret this year has been anything but normal. With students not returning back to Athens, it seems like the impossible to keep a campus organization alive. With PRSSA, that hasn’t seemed to be an issue. A Chapter that prides itself on doing more to learn more, Scripps PRSSA executive board members have innovated … Continue reading How PRSSA Stays ~Connected~ Throughout COVID-19

Shara Glickman, Weber Shandwick- Sept. 21, 2020

Scripps PRSSA was delighted to have Shara Glickman from Weber Shandwick. Shara is a senior vice president who works with government, corporate and technology clients to promote their brands and business objectives on the national, local and industry level and increase their partner and community engagement. After more than 15 years as a communications strategist, … Continue reading Shara Glickman, Weber Shandwick- Sept. 21, 2020

Making the Most of a Summer Without a Traditional Internship

“With the continuing development of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have decided to postpone the internship program for summer 2020.” It’s a sentence many public relations students received in the early wakings of COVID-19 — a devastating blow to all students who have applied to internships over semester. I, for one, felt out of … Continue reading Making the Most of a Summer Without a Traditional Internship

Sept. 14 — Aaron Brown, Fahlgren Mortine

Scripps PRSSA was pleased to welcome Executive Vice President Aaron Brown from Fahlgren Mortine to speak virtually with us on Zoom. During the Monday meeting, Brown spoke briefly about Fahlgren Mortine, but focused his presentation on a skill we may not often consider: listening. Fahlgren Mortine, Meaning and Precision, Making a Difference First, Brown defined … Continue reading Sept. 14 — Aaron Brown, Fahlgren Mortine

How to Rock Working Remotely

In the face of COVID-19, people all across the world are finding themselves working from home. Personally, I have been doing my internship remotely for about two months. It did not take long for me to find out what made working at home easier. Here are a few tips: Create a Routine. Creating a routine … Continue reading How to Rock Working Remotely

Changing your voice during a global pandemic

This summer, many students did not get the opportunity to fulfill their internship. I am grateful to have my current role as a marketing intern at Working Partners, a company offering drug-free workplace services for other businesses. I have taken advantage of this opportunity to learn valuable information about social media, especially in the midst … Continue reading Changing your voice during a global pandemic

Creating a professional opportunity during a global pandemic

This unprecedented time in our lives has been a difficult adjustment for us college students, there’s no doubt about that. As I was preparing for my summer internship in Connecticut, it was soon canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I found myself frustrated and feeling hopeless at this loss because I was excited about what … Continue reading Creating a professional opportunity during a global pandemic

Utilizing The Bobcat Network

If you’re a Bobcat, you understand how special Athens is and how there is no place like hOUme. For some, it’s because of the historical brick roads or beloved local businesses (like Brenen's), but I believe it’s the Bobcat Network. I started an Etsy business a few weeks ago. My first customer? A 35 year … Continue reading Utilizing The Bobcat Network

5 Benefits of Corporate Communications

Many young communications professionals wonder about the major differences between corporate and agency public relations/marketing. Is one better to work in than the other? Every person’s experience working in both agency and corporate is going to be different, but there are distinctions to each. Before my current role as a marketing intern for a corporation, … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Corporate Communications

‘PR’ODUCTIVITY TIPS FOR WORKING AT HOME – SIERRA HEILMAN

As PR professionals, we are well versed in our computer skills. Almost everything we do is completed by the touch of our fingertips, which means that our job gives us the unique ability to work from anywhere. I’m sure most of us would love to be sitting beach-side writing press releases and creating brilliant campaigns … Continue reading ‘PR’ODUCTIVITY TIPS FOR WORKING AT HOME – SIERRA HEILMAN